Thomas Lovell Beddoes
Thomas Lovell Beddoes Poems
- Ballad Of Human Life WHEN we were girl and boy together, ...
- The Last Man By heaven and hell, and all the fools between ...
- Song From The Ship To sea, to sea! The calm is o'er; ...
- Songs From “death’s Jest-Book”...
- To Night So thou art come again, old black-winged night, ...
- Song HOW many times do I love thee, dear? ...
- A Clock Striking Midnight Hark to the echo of Time’s ...
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Ballad Of Human Life
WHEN we were girl and boy together,
We toss’d about the flowers
And wreath’d the blushing hours
Into a posy green and sweet.
I sought the youngest, best,
And never was at rest
Till I had laid them at thy fairy feet.
But the days of childhood they were fleet,
And the blooming sweet-briar-breath’d weather,
When we were boy and girl together.
Then we were lad and lass together,
And sought the kiss of night
Before we felt aright,
Sitting and singing soft and sweet.
The dearest thought of heart
With thee ’t was ...